Video“Meet me at the rocket!” Visitors to the South Carolina State Fair may have heard those famous words. Fair-goers have used this rocket as a popular rendezvous point ever since it was placed there...
The Story of a SC State Fair Icon | History In A Nutshell Shorts
History of Hispanic Heritage Month | History In A Nutshell Shorts
VideoHispanic Heritage Month is celebrated in the U.S. from September 15 to October 15 - a time to recognize the achievements of famous Hispanic Americans as well as a celebration of Latino cultures and...
Georgia O'Keeffe | Carolina Snaps
VideoDiscover the artistic journey of Georgia O’Keeffe, one of the most renowned modern artists, and her significant ties to South Carolina.
Pimento Cheese | Carolina Snaps
VideoExplore the heartwarming and flavorful history of pimento cheese, a beloved culinary tradition in South Carolina.
Harvey Gantt | Carolina Snaps
VideoUncover the inspiring story of Harvey Gantt, the first black student to break barriers at Clemson University and later become Charlotte's first black mayor.
The Pollitzer Sisters | Carolina Snaps
VideoMeet the Pollitzer sisters, who played a vital role in advancing women's rights and education in South Carolina during a transformative era.
Basketweaving in Gullah Culture | Carolina Snaps
VideoDelve into the rich heritage of Gullah culture and its traditional basket weaving practices, connecting the past to the present.
Catawba Nation | Carolina Snaps
VideoExplore the enduring legacy of the Catawba Nation, an ancient culture rooted in pottery, history, and resilience in South Carolina.
Meet the First Woman to Fly Nonstop Across the Atlantic Ocean | July Factoids
VideoAmelia Earhart, the iconic aviation pioneer, was born on July 24th, 1897. She made history as the first woman to fly across the Atlantic Ocean. Her passion for aviation ignited after taking her first...
What was the spark that ignited The Great War? | June Factoids
VideoOn June 28th, 1914, the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife, Duchess Sophie, took place in Sarajevo, Bosnia. This event started World War I, also called "The Great War." The Young...